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M98 M99 M100 and friends in Coma Berenices, 



    
        

            Pete Bouras
M98 M99 M100 and friends in Coma Berenices
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            Pete Bouras
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M98 M99 M100 and friends in Coma Berenices

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 II F/4.9

Imaging cameras: Nikon D810a

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 290MC

Software: deep sky stacker  ·  PHD2  ·  StarTools  ·  APT - Astrophotography tool


Dates:May 11, 2021

Frames: 31x240" (2h 4') ISO400

Integration: 2h 4'

Avg. Moon age: 29.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.08%

Mean SQM: 21.90

Temperature: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4532113

RA center: 12h 19' 56"

DEC center: +16° 41' 56"

Pixel scale: 2.923 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 274.313 degrees

Field radius: 3.074 degrees


Resolution: 6217x4326

Locations: Death Valley, Panamint Springs, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

A widefield shot with the Williams Optics Star 71-II quadruplet and Nikon D810a

Stretched the stars separately to keep them smaller so I could stretch the galaxies more

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M98 M99 M100 and friends in Coma Berenices, 



    
        

            Pete Bouras

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